Daily Archives: September 20, 2017

Finally, a Raider Who Knows How to Win

While she is super strong and skilled and considered a hero among some, she doesn’t quite meet the standard for a traditional superhero. She doesn’t fly, have x-ray vision or have a otherwordly hammer. And in the age of cinematic superheroes, despite subtle and clearly distinguishable differences, many presume that all superheroes are the same.

That idea is wrong, but that’s an analysis for a different day.

The 2018 version of Lara Croft (Alicia Vikander) will challenge that generalized perception by adding a necessary space. Lara Croft is not a superhero with super powers, but a super hero with seemingly relatable abilities.

Well, relatable and attainable in the close, but still far away sense, I suppose.

Like up, up and away…